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Trump’s treatment of journalists won’t harm him—in fact, it’s the perfect distraction

With plenty of the GOP behind him, Trump is free to use his attacks on the media to distract from his scant policy record

By Adam Aiken  

A worrying pattern is emerging when it comes to the Trump administration's attitude towards the press. Photo: PA

“The president of the United States is inciting violence against a free press. In America, we cannot stand for it.”

One of the liberal elite, getting all precious after Donald Trump’s latest attack on the media cabal that is out to get him?

No, actually—this was Ana Navarro, a Republican strategist, denouncing Trump on live television for his latest Twitter outburst.

To see just how shocking this is,…

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